Esra Duzen (1983) is originally from Istanbul, Turkey and lives in Oslo. After more than a decade of working in the insurance sector in Istanbul and London, she decided to study art and moved to Oslo to dedicate herself to becoming an artist full time. She currently studies Fine Arts at The Oslo National Academy of Art (KHIO). Esra's passion in art comes from her strong belief in people and change. She incorporates themes of enlightenment and rebellion against oppression of all forms in her art. Her practice involves installation, painting and drawing. She is currently expanding her work to include digital and analogue animation.